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Creators:
United States North Pacific Exploring Expedition (1853-1856)
Dates:
1852-1861 and undated
Size:
1.25 cu. ft. (2 document boxes) (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7253
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection documents the natural history work of the North Pacific Exploring Expedition and consists of correspondence and notes, manuscripts, and drawings by William Stimpson on the crustacea collections made on the expedition. Also included is Stimpson's journal of the expedition.

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Creators:
Thompson, Silas William (collector and probable photographer)
Dates:
circa 1944-1945
Size:
2 Prints (halftone)
86 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.98-32
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Unbound pages from an album documenting Silas William Thompson's participation in the United States Navy during World War II, with particular focus on the Battles of Peleliu and Angaur and his time at Base 20 Hospital. The collection includes a group portrait of Company B-8 of the Naval Hospital Corps School, views of Base 20, the invasion of Pele...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Dates:
1947, 1953, 1955
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-117
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of field notes of Frederick M. Bayer (1921-2007), zoologist at the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology, 1947-1961, 1975-1996. Bayer specialized in the study and classification of soft corals (Octocorallia). These materials consist of his catalogs and journals for his expeditions to the...

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Level:
series
Collection ID:
Record Unit 245
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The data books consist of bound copies of island survey reports, grid survey reports, project reports of various types, field notes, annual reports, and POBSP publications. It should be remembered that many of the reports are preliminary reports, and therefore, certain data may be inaccurate. Original records should be consulted when possi...